MadBid.com was founded by a consultant (L.E.K.), investment banker (Goldman Sachs) and stock exchange experts (Deutsche Börse) in June 2008 and since then the company has taken big strides with its very unique e-commerce auction concept MadBid.com. We have been quoted across the globe, from Sina’s Daily news (a major Chinese online media company) in the East to the likes of BBC, TechCrunch and the Times in the West. We have also been fortunate to see our efforts generate award recognition; 2012 – Red Herring Europe Top 100, 2012 - Sunday Times Tech Track 100. Top 41st and 2012 - National Business Awards – Finalist (Top 10) in category: Small Online Business of the Year.
MadBid is searching for a bright individual – that is YOU (!) – who is looking to grow, learn & accept new responsibilities in a short period of time. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a very innovative online business model that is continuously evolving. You would be, depending on the project, directly working with the founders of the business. Should your goal in the future to be to start-up your own company, this learning opportunity does not really get any better in entrepreneurship!
MadBid.com is a gamified e-commerce experience that will take you on a thrilling shopping adventure and leave you with an average discount of 80% on a wide selection of brand new products in our fast-paced auctions. Even if you do not win an auction, you can use the money spent on bidding as a discount towards buying the item that you bid on. Bid or buy direct to get some of the best deals online. We even match our Buy-Now prices with other major retailers on selected items.
We are further developing, incubating and growing our “Gamified E-commerce” formats that we offer. Finally, we are also entering the SoLoMo space with some new and exciting mobile formats.
MadBid.com raised £4mn (€5mn) Series-A equity financing from Atomico Ventures (ex-Skype founders) in July 2010 and we have since grown the business significantly.